Item 2.0 - The Kronsgart general store

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CA MHC 675-2.0


The Kronsgart general store


  • ca. 1928 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 8 cm

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This photo is of two men and a boy sitting out in the front of the Kronsgart General store in the springtime (Kronsgart, Manitoba). Left to right is Ross Godkin (son of Kronsgart elevator agent) sitting on car running boards, G.G. Dueck owner of the car. This building was originally the Old Colony Church in Hamburg, Manitoba until the church members moved to Mexico in the 1920s and the building was cut into two, moved are reassembled by Henry Banman and used as a general store. The seam can be seen on the right of the building. The lean-to was added later and acted as living quarters for the Banman family.

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See MHC Volume 5465 file 6 for more info.

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 1.5
Resolution: 1468x990

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